23023
Florida
Greek Mythology, an Early History of Florida, Famous and Fabulous
In beautiful Winter Park, Florida, delve into Greek mythology, get an early history of the Sunshine state and learn the stories behind America’s most famous artworks.
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Program No. 23023RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
699
Getting There
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At a Glance

How does Greek mythology intersect with the country’s actual history? What were the circumstances of Florida’s first “land rush”? Why did Whistler paint a portrait of his beloved mother? If you’re a student of history, join us in sunny Winter Park, Florida, as we delve into the topics of Greek mythology, Florida’s early history and the origins of famous American artworks.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Walking up to a mile a day; standing for a few hours.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Revisit well-known Greek myths through a historic viewpoint and consider how these colorful stories line up with archaeological findings.
  • Trace Florida’s early history from the First Spanish Period to its statehood and learn about its first settlers and the original land rush.
  • Hear the stories behind famous American art works by artists including Winslow Homer, Dorothea Lange, Andrew Wyeth and more.
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Susan M. Rosoff
Susan Rosoff is the managing member of Susan Merrill Rosoff Arts and Museum Consulting, LLC, which provides a variety of services in the field of visual arts education, primarily in school and museum settings. She was the curator of education at the Orlando Museum of Art for 20 years. In addition to working with organizations seeking grants for the arts in education, Susan teaches 20th century art as an adjunct instructor at the University of Central Florida.
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